Group Courses

Please reference custom course links to get particulars on any given course .

Click here for exacts on the public WFA dates offerings at HSAR course timing, location, etc  participantinfo.

For public courses – MSword file for email – snail mailing to complete registration REGISTRATION Confirmation

Wilderness First Aid Instructor RECERT course

Price: C$175.00

Date: 14-Jan-2023 (Saturday)

WFAI Recert session on January 14, 2022 in the new year at the HRSAR base in Lower Sackville area. Class will be daily 8:30 - 5 pm.

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1. Successfully complete the pre-course assignments - will sent out beforehand
2. Successfully demonstrate selected discipline-specific clinical skills
3. Adhere to the Canadian Red Cross Standards of Behaviour and the group charter
4. Attend and participate in 100% of the course (i.e ., be present and actively provide focused contributions at all scheduled sessions)

Prerequisites:

- A current CRC First Aid Program Instructor certification,
- Have taught a minimum of three Canadian Red Cross First Aid Program courses during the three-year certification period.
- One course must have been taught in each Instructor designation seeking re-certification (to the highest level of certification with each program area, re-certification courses qualify).

Available Spaces: 12

WRFA for U.O.S.F.C - Fredericton - NB

Free Event

Date: 17-Jan-2023 (Tuesday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid for U.O.S.F.C

If you are not a member of this group and want to join connect on ' adventure@eastlink.ca '

Available Spaces: 11

WRFA for MTRI, Caledonia, NS

Price: C$250.00

Date: 7-Feb-2023 (Tuesday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid for MTTRI, Caledonia, NS

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.

Available Spaces: 18

WRFA for CCRCE, Stellarton, NS

Price: C$275.00

Date: 10-Feb-2023 (Friday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid for CCRCE, Stellarton, NS

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.

Available Spaces: 20

Ice Safety and Rescue

Price: C$200.00

Date: 2-Mar-2023 (Thursday)

Ice Safety & Rescue Awareness

Course Location: Based out of  Halifax Search and Rescue in Lower Sackville, NS.

Google Map: http://goo.gl/maps/ZN4ZU

Available Spaces: 20

WRFA in Yarmouth, NS

Price: C$275.00

Date: 14-Apr-2023 (Friday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid in Yarmouth, NS

Organized by the South Shore Paddlers Assoc.

LOCATION: Lake Vaughn Fire Hall. 617 Raynardton Rd, Tusket, NS B0W 3M0

FOOD: Bring your own food for meals. Stove and fridge available on site. Grocer and a restaurant in Tusket, 5 min. away.

LODGING There are many Air BnBs in the region along with hotels, inns and motels in Yarmouth. SWPA members may be able to provide billets or tenting spots. Contact Sandra Phinney 902 648-0462�  sandracphinney@gmail.com

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.

Available Spaces: 20

Moving Water Intro Canoe Course - South Shore, NS

Price: C$350.00

Date: 22-Apr-2023 (Saturday)

Moving Water Intro Canoe Course - South Shore, NS

Custom session for group request - contact on adventure@eastlink.ca for more.

River location will be decided as we get closer and will be based upon water levels for a reliable class two conditions

Please come prepared for all weather conditions. The course will run, rain or shine.

Please bring: (besides a canoe - if you need to negotiate that we can assist with access / partnering)

  • Paddles (t-grip preferred w/ square blade)
  • Lifejacket
  • Whistle
  • 50ft buoyant line (1/canoe)
  • Bailer
  • Drysuit or wetsuit
  • Base layers- clothes that will keep you warm when wet - not cottonÂ
  • Paddling gloves
  • River footwear (should be large enough to fit a warm sock and over your drysuit sock)
  • Food for the day
  • Water
  • Sunscreen
  • Any other necessary personal items
  • Drybag(s) for your gear
  • helmet (I have lots if you do not have one)

Available Spaces: 8

WRFA for NBCC Miramichi - NB

Price: C$250.00

Date: 25-Apr-2023 (Tuesday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid for NBCC Miramichi - NB

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.

Available Spaces: 2

Swift Water Rescue Technician 2 - Truro Fire

Price: C$425.00

Date: 29-Apr-2023 (Saturday)

Swift Water Rescue Technician

Course Location: Based out of  Truro Fire Stn in Truro, NS - river timing on nearby rivers

If you are not apart of this group but want to join connect on 'adaventure@eastlink.ca'

Available Spaces: 16

AWRFA for Holland College - PEI

Free Event

Date: 1-May-2023 (Monday)

Adv Wilderness & Remote First Aid for Holland College - PEI

Available Spaces: 20

Swift Water Rescue Technician 2 - for NS Salmon Assoc

Price: C$575.00

Date: 18-May-2023 (Thursday)

Swift Water Rescue Technician

Course Location: Based out of  Halifax Search and Rescue in Lower Sackville, NS - river timing on nearby rivers.

Available Spaces: 16

WRFA for Helping Nature Heal, Crousetown, NS

Free Event

Date: 23-May-2023 (Tuesday)

Wilderness & Remote First Aid for Helping Nature Heal, Crousetown, NS

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.

Available Spaces: 20

WRFA for ECO - SeaKayaker Focus

Price: C$175.00

Date: 2-Jun-2023 (Friday)

Sea Kayak focused  Wilderness & Remote First Aid for East Coast Outfitters (ECO) - in their Lower Prospect, NS location

If you are not a member of this group and would like to join this course, please contact us about availability and pricing.

Available Spaces: 20